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Recent Crime News
Yesterday | via WRUF-AM Gainesville
The suspect in a double homicide in Ocala, Ricardo De Jesus Barrera, died Tuesday night at a local hospital, according to the City of Ocala Police Department. Authorities believe Barrera shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and mother of his child, Bonnie Motto, and her mother, Julia Motto, on Monday, October 20. The bodies of the two victims were found at Springwood Village Apartments in Ocala. Comment?
Wednesday | via Click Orlando
Police say Ricardo DeJesus Barrera, 54, shot and killed Bonnie Motto, 34, and Julia Motto, 67, inside of Springwood Village Apartments on 1525 SE 25th St Monday afternoon. Barrera then sped away on a motorcycle on SE 17th Street, leading to a police chase, investigators said. Comment?
Monday Oct 20 | via Click Orlando
TWO WOMEN HAVE BEEN KILLED AND THEY WERE SHOT RIGHT IN FRONT OF TWO SMALL CHILDREN. GOOD EVENING TO YOU, I'M ERIK von ANCKEN. Comment?
Monday Oct 20 | via News 4 Jax
Police said they were called to a disturbance at the Springwood Village Apartments on 1525 25th Street. Police said when they arrived there were reports of multiple shots fired, and they found two women dead. Comment?
Sunday Oct 19 | via Click Orlando
The Marion County sheriff's office said two out of three burglary suspects who were arrested Saturday morning admitted to committing 80-90 burglaries. Detectives said 18-year-old Zach St. Pierre and 15-year-old Michael Dawson told them they were responsible for the burglaries, along with 16-year-old Alan Page. Comment?
Thursday Oct 16 | via WRUF-AM Gainesville
A Marion County teenager was arrested Thursday in connection with last week's shooting of two 18-year-old men. On Friday, Oct. 10, Ocala police responded to a shooting. Comment?
Friday Oct 10 | via Ukiah Daily Journal
A Ukiah Police officer was fueling his vehicle at 8 p.m. last Saturday in the 1100 block of South State Street when he observed an allegedly intoxicated man get out of a vehicle behind him. The officer saw Andres V. Fuentes, 20, park his vehicle directly behind the patrol car in the fueling bay. Comment?
Friday Oct 10 | via The York Daily Record
A Taiwanese businessman pleaded guilty Friday to attempting to bypass bans on supplying weapons machinery to North Korea, agreeing to cooperate with investigators in hopes of receiving a shorter prison term. Hsien Tai Tsai, 69, stood in a federal courtroom in Chicago with his legs shackled and spoke through a Chinese interpreter as he changed his plea to guilty to one count of conspiracy to violate U.S. law meant to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Comment?
Friday Oct 10 | via Las Cruces Sun-News
ALBUQUERQUE >> Federal authorities say they've arrested a man who's considered one of New Mexico's most wanted violent fugitives. He was accused of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated battery, aggravated assault on a household member and felon in possession of a firearm. Comment?
Saturday Oct 4 | via Switched
An Ocala, Florida woman is accused of hiding drugs under stamps in her love letters to her inmate boyfriend. Sarah Laurito, 18, was allegedly sending Suboxone -- a narcotic used to treat opiate addiction -- to her boyfriend, Jeremy Weber, while he was behind bars at Marion County Jail, WTSP reports. Comment?
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